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Yosemite, a U.S. National Park. Only 5 hours away for me, but yet I have only been once as a child. I think it may be time to plan another trip. These pictures were forwarded from a friend and his wife who spent $300 (with lots of frugal planning) to spend 5 Glorius Long Days at this park. Let me tell you, when he came back to work he didn’t look like he had a care in the world. He was extremely at peace with himself. We all need that more often than we take time to do so.
â€œSomewhere over the rainbow, skies are blue, and the dreams that you dare to dream really do come trueâ€ ~ Lyman Frank Baum
Waterfalls are spectacular, simultaneously beautiful,
uplifting, overwhelming and bringing such immediacy
into our minds.
There is no wondering about
what the waterfalls were like
yesterday, no way to know what
they’ll look like tomorrow.
There will always be a shade of
difference, a nuance noticed
or not, but to see them right now,
in this moment in their
powerful splendor—that is the
way to celebrate the present.
“When you put your hand in a flowing stream, you touch the last that has gone before and the first of what is still to come.” – Leonardo da Vinci
â€œYou cannot travel the path until you have become the path itselfâ€ ~Buddha quote
â€œFor in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver.” ~Martin Luther
Can’t you just hear the water fall? Or the birds chirp in the morning? Feel the crisp air upon rising for the morning? I can visualize drinking a cup of coffee outside my tent. I can feel the stress release. Freedom to live, freedom to relax, freedom to ponder the simple joys on this earth. This is definitely one of life’s beautiful grandeurs. Enjoy.